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Last updated: 5/15/19


We’re bringing this historic neighborhood into the 21st century.

This former farming community is home to the Shirley Eustis House. It’s the nation’s only remaining country house that a British Royal Colonial Governor built. Today, Roxbury is the heart of Black culture in Boston.

Boston, MA 02119
United States

Upcoming events

Boston Parks Summer Fitness series
Sep 17

Summer Fitness series: Zumba in Roxbury

Boston Parks Summer Fitness series
Sep 18

Summer fitness series: Line dancing in Dorchester

Boston Parks Summer Fitness series
Sep 19

Summer fitness series: HIIT training in Roxbury

Boston Parks Summer Fitness series
Sep 21

Summer fitness series: Yoga in Dorchester

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Sep 5

Traffic advisory for Saturday, September 7, and Sunday, September 8, 2019

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Aug 22

Open Newbury Street, Caribbean Carnival Parades

BCYF Mirabella Pool
Jul 18

Mayor declares heat emergency, opens BCYF Cooling Centers and pools to residents

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Jul 1

Demolition Delay application: 20 Whittier Street, Roxbury

Landmarks Commission
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Neighborhood features

The area is now in the midst of a renaissance. New businesses and housing initiatives are renewing Roxbury’s main districts, including:

  • Dudley Square
  • Crosstown, and
  • Grove Hall.

Blue Hill went from being a street full of vacant lots to a bustling business district. It was one of former Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s proudest achievements.

The Roxbury Center for the Arts, Culture, and Trade opened in 2005. It celebrates the culture of the community through visual and performing arts.